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Motor Control Hardware Development Tools

We offer a variety of development boards that provide an easy and economical way to evaluate your motor control applications. These tools work seamlessly with our emulators, debuggers and application software to simplify and speed up your development.

For Brushed DC and Stepper Motors

Evaluation Board Description
MTS2916A Dual Full-Bridge Stepper Motor Driver Evaluation Board
(ADM00308)
Demonstrates the control of a bipolar stepper motor or two Brushed DC motors, can be powered by a 7V to 12V DC input
dsPICDEMTM MCSM Development Board
(DM330022-1)
Demonstrates unipolar or bipolar stepper motor control in open-loop or closed-loop (current control) mode
Stepper Motor for MCSM
(AC300024)
Leadshine model 42HS03 stepper motor that can be used with the dsPICDEM MCSM Development Board (DM330022)
SmartFusion®2 Dual-Axis Motor Control Starter Kit
 (SF2-MC-STARTER-KIT)
Dual-axis motor control solution for evaluating stepper motor control with 2048 microsteps

 

For Brushless DC Motors or Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Low-Voltage Kits

Evaluation Board Description
MCP8024 TQFP BLDC Motor Driver Evaluation Board
(ADM00557)
Demonstrates the MCP8024 Three-Phase Brushless DC (BLDC) Motor Gate Driver in a BLDC motor drive application
MCP8025 TQFP and dsPlC33EP BLDC Motor Driver Evaluation Kit
(ADM00600)
Demonstrates the MCP8025 Three-Phase BLDC Motor Gate Driver with Power Module in a BLDC motor drive application
dsPICDEMTM MCLV-2 Development Board (Low Voltage)
(DM330021-2)
For sensored or sensorless BLDC motor and Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) control applications
Low-Voltage Motor Control Development Bundle
(DV330100)
Provides a cost-effective method of evaluating and developing a dual/single motor control power stage to drive two BLDC motors or PMSMs concurrently
24V Brushless DC Motor for MCLV-2
(AC300020)
Hurst NT Dynamo motor comes with Hall-Effect sensors for six-step commutation
24V Brushless DC Motor with Encoder for MCLV-2
(AC300022)
Hurst NT Dynamo motor comes with Hall-effect sensors for six-step commutation and has a 250-line incremental encoder for position control applications
SmartFusion®2 Dual-Axis Motor Control Starter Kit
(SF2-MC-STARTER-KIT)
Dual-axis motor control solution for evaluating Field Oriented Control (FOC) using sensorless control or with Hall sensors, encoders and resolvers

 

High-Voltage Kits

Evaluation Board Description
dsPICDEMTM MCHV-3 Development Board (High Voltage)
(DM330023-3)
High-voltage motor control kit with inverters rated for 6.5A (RMS), which allows up to approximately 2 kVA output when running from a 208V to 230V single-phase input voltage; it can operate from 90V up to a maximum of 265V AC input
Leadshine 400W 220 VAC Servo Motor
(AC300025)
PMSM servo motor with 2500 line incremental encoder for dsPICDEM MCHV-3 High Voltage Motor Control Development Board

 

Motor Control Plug-in Modules for dsPICDEMTM MCSM, MCHV-2/3 and MCLV-2 Kits

Evaluation Board Description
dsPIC33CH128MP508 Motor Control Plug-In Module (PIM)
(MA330039)
For dsPIC33CH128MPxxx family of devices with two DSC cores and 128 KB of Flash memory
dsPIC33CH512MP508 Motor Control PIM
(MA330045)
For dsPIC33CH512MPxxx family of devices with two DSC cores and 512 KB of Flash memory
dsPIC33CK256MP508 External Op Amp Motor Control PIM
(MA330041-1)
For dsPIC33CKxxxMP50x and dsPIC33CKxxxMP20x families of devices
dsPIC33CK256MP508 Internal Op Amp Motor Control PIM
(MA330041-2)
For dsPIC33CKxxxMP50x and dsPIC33CKxxxMP20x families of devices and internal op amp evaluation
dsPIC33CK64MP105 External Op Amp Motor Control PIM
(MA330050-1)
For dsPIC33CKxxxMP10x family of devices
dsPIC33CK64MP105 Internal Op Amp Motor Control PIM
(MA330050-2)
For dsPIC33CKxxxMP10x family of devices and internal op amp evaluation
PIC32MK1024 Motor Control PIM
(MA320024)
For PIC32MK family devices with 120 MHz performance and up to 1 MB of Flash memory,
dsPIC33EP512MU810 Dual Motor Control PIM
(MA330027)
Evaluate dual motor control using this PIM and two dsPICDEMTM motor control development boards,  can be used with the MCLV (DM330021-2), MCHV ( DM330023-3), and MCSM (DM330022) motor control boards
ATSAMC21 Motor Control PIM
(MA320206)
For SAM C21 32-Bit Arm® Cortex®-M0+ based microcontroller
ATSAME70 Motor Control PIM
(MA320203)
For SAM E70 32-Bit Arm Cortex-M7 microcontroller

 

For AC Induction Motors

Evaluation Board Description
dsPICDEMTM MCHV-3 Development Board (High Voltage)
 (DM330023-3)
High-voltage motor control kit with inverters rated for 6.5A (RMS), which allows up to approximately 2 kVA output when running from a 208V to 230V single-phase input voltage; can operate from 90V up to a maximum of 265V AC input.
AC Induction Motor for MCHV-3
(AC300023)
Three-phase, 220 VAC, 25 Watt four-pole induction motor for the dsPICDEM MCHV-3 Development Board (DM330023-3)
SmartFusion®2 Dual-Axis Motor Control Starter Kit
(SF2-MC-STARTER-KIT)
Dual-axis motor control solution for evaluating FOC using sensorless control or with Hall sensors, encoders and resolvers, stepper motor control with 2048 microsteps and open-loop V/f induction motor control

 

Emulators and Debuggers

These debuggers and programmers, with features ranging from basic debugging to advance emulation capabilities, are USB powered, work across all MCU and DSC platforms, and are fully integrated with MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

Programmer/DebuggerDescription
MPLAB ICD 4 In-Circuit Debugger
(DV164045)
Fastest and cost-effective debugging and programming tool for PIC® and SAM MCUs and dsPIC® DSCs
MPLAB PICkit™ 4 In-Circuit Debugger
(PG164140)
Allows fast, low-cost and easy debugging and programming of PIC, AVR® and SAM MCUs and dsPIC DSCs